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, German princely family, issued from the morganatic union of Alexander, a younger son of Louis II, grand duke of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Countess Julia von Hauke, who was created (1858) princess of Battenberg.
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Mountbatten

Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas), 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1900--79, British naval commander; great-grandson of Queen Victoria. During World War II he was supreme allied commander in SE Asia (1943--46). He was the last viceroy of India (1947) and governor general (1947--48); killed by an IRA bomb
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On the contrary, Pakistani historians, such as Chaudhary Mohammad Ali (bureaucrat and later PM of Pakistan), in his book, 'Emergence of Pakistan',contend Menon's argument and blames Mountbatten to have had abiased policy against Pakistan and failed to convince Maharaja to accede to Pakistan.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: "We are now treating the fire at Mountbatten Close in Hartlepool as suspected arson.
In the speech, Mountbatten said: "As a military man, the nuclear arms race has no military purpose.
The town, in fact, later became home to pub named The Kelly - which featured in the 2013 BBC sitcom Hebburn - and a street called Mountbatten Avenue.
An uncle of the Duke of Edinburgh, Lord Mountbatten became the longest serving professional head of the British Armed Forces to date.
The British cast is led by Hugh Bonneville as Lord Mountbatten, Gillian Anderson as his wife Lady Mountbatten, Lily Travers as their daughter Pamela, and Michael Gambon and Simon Callow as key civil servants.
As an archivist and historian, he has chosen to examine two of the more colorful characters that emerged from the Second World War--Admiral Louis Mountbatten, RN, and General Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell, USA.
Accordingly Mountbatten engaged Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the Quaid-i-Azam of the Muslims.
Hebburn Shopping Centre in South Tyneside will be rebranded to The Mountbatten Shopping Centre
He also told that the King (Albert Frederick Arthur 1895-1952) had appointed his cousin Lord Mountbatten (1900-1979) as the last Viceroy of India.
On an emotional day visiting the village where his great-uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten was assassinated, Charles said time had been a healer for him but his grief gave him a deep understanding of the hurt of others.
Charles has previously referred to Lord Mountbatten in his journals as someone who was infinitely special, a confi-dante who showed enormous affection but also someone who criticised and praised.